Keeping it Under Control: Robert Radway and NXT Capital Keep a Tight Rein on the Finance Business

Robert Radway worked for some of the largest companies in the commercial finance business includ-ing The Finova Group and Heller Financial. He founded Merrill Lynch Capital only to see it sold off to GE Capital after the mortgage crisis hit. Determined to take a different path, he built a team of co-workers from his past employers and started NXT Capital, a small company with a large vision that he could more easily control.

Top Priorities for Wells Fargo’s New Head of Capital Finance — Customer Service and Team Building

In May, David Marks was named head of Wells Fargo Capital Finance, which joined the newly-formed Wells Fargo Commercial Capital group in January. In his new position at WFCF, Marks completes a full circle after a 30-year career at the bank, which began by doing workouts in the oil and gas industry. Marks reminisces about his career and shares his vision for the future with ABF Journal editor Nadine Bonner.

The Tiger Never Sleeps: As Retail Distress Continues, Tiger Group Provides More Sophisticated Services

The liquidation business has made great strides since Tiger Group opened its doors in 2001. ABF Journal editor Nadine Bonner speaks with Tiger Co-Founder Dan Kane and COO Michael McGrail to discover how two accountants helped build one of the country’s largest, most powerful appraisal and liquidation businesses.

White Oak Branches Out: Capital Business Credit Joins the Group and Rebrands as White Oak Commercial Finance

White Oak Global Advisors was seeking to expand its term loan lending business. So in December, the company acquired Capital Business Credit, a capital lender with ABL and factoring platforms. CBC was recently rebranded as White Oak Commercial Finance, and its executive chairman, Andrew Tananbaum, is ready to go to market.

New Turnaround Firm CR3 Partners Finds Turbulent Times Are Good for Business

William Snyder got into the turnaround business by taking his own companies through bankruptcy. The veteran restructuring pro just reunited with 19 former colleagues to form CR3 Partners, a restructuring firm concentrating on middle-market businesses in distress. The current political winds are good for business.

Texas Capital Bank Dives into the ABL Pool: Capriotti and His Team from JPMorgan Have Moved to a New Neighborhood

Deep in the heart of Texas, the ABL world is heating up. Despite reports that the landscape is flat and banks have become reluctant bedfellows, Chris Capriotti and two members from the JPMorgan ABL team moved to Texas Capital Bank recently to ramp up its ABL division and transform a regional bank into a national player.

When ABL is the Family Business: TD Bank’s Nemia Looks Back at 35 Years in the ABL Industry

Over the course of his 35-year career, TD Bank Executive Vice President and Head of Asset-Based Lending Joseph Nemia has worked at some of the most storied companies in the business — Chase Manhattan, CIT and GE Commercial Finance, among others. He shares his perspective on today’s ABL world and offers a look back at the days when interest rates spiked at 20% and inflation ran wild.

Slow and Steady: Battaglia and Encina Business Credit — in the ABL Game for the Long Haul

Starting a new nonbank ABL is not for the faint of heart, says Encina Business Credit CEO Marty Battaglia. The 30-year ABL veteran spoke with ABF Journal editor Nadine Bonner about the challenges of starting a new business and the slow, sure future he envisions.

Starting from Scratch: Keith Broyles and Yvonne Kizner Build an ABL Division at Blue Hills Bank

When Blue Hills Bank, a 140-year old community bank, decided to start an ABL division, it offered veteran ABL lenders Keith Broyles and Yvonne Kizner the opportunity to build the new division from scratch. The pair jumped at the chance. They spoke with ABF Journal Editor Nadine Bonner and shared their optimism and excitement about this new venture.

Home in the Middle: Finding a Role on a Complex Continuum

After a 26-year career working on both regional and global enterprises, Gordon Brothers Finance CEO Gene Martin brings an optimistic work ethic to the middle market.